This case study aim to evaluate the response of steroid treatment for autoimmune endocarditis. Valvular heart disease is relatively rising in both congenital and acquired cases, but the autoimmune endocarditis remains rare. In this case, a 34 year old woman with clinical manifestation resembling systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is diagnosed with Libman-sacks Endocarditis. After six months of steroid treatment, her clinical manifestations and heart structure improved.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Acta medica Indonesiana|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Apr 2017|
- Libman-sacks Endocarditis
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus